Category: Coop

Why Pilates Works for Cyclists 

Written by Bea Alexander of Bea Alexander Pilates, Edinburgh. www.beaalexanderpilates.co.uk “Being on your bike is the ultimate, I know. To get even more of ‘that feeling’ and avoid ‘the other feeling’ of a sore back or knees, just add Pilates. Cycling mags frequently have articles about how professionals, such as Chris Froome, use Pilates to… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative Revolution Tops Are Here!

Have you always wanted an Edinburgh Bicycle top? Or do you have one from yonder years that really has seen better days? Well it’s your lucky day! We have two brand new tops – one retro style and one contemporary. Shop Our New Tops Key Features: Fast-wicking CoolMax® fabric 3-compartment rear elasticated pocket 3/4 length… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative in Top UK Co-ops List

We’re in the Top UK Co-ops List! We are pleased to announced that we have been named as the eighth on the Coop Economy top ten Workers Cooperatives in the UK, published by Co-operatives UK on 28 August, 2019. Starting out with just one shop in 1977, we now have five shops across Scotland and… Read more »

Smoothie Bike

Did you know we have two Smoothie Bikes available to borrow (for free!) for your event? What is a Smoothie Bike? Just like the name suggests, it’s a bike that makes smoothies. With the power of your pedalling, the motor in the blender turns, making deliciously smooth smoothies. We have both a kid’s and an… Read more »

Cycling For Everyone

Cycling for Everyone It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the focus of this year’s campaign is Be Body Kind. We hate the idea that anyone feels they can’t go cycling because they are ashamed or embarrassed about their body. Cycling is for everyone. No matter what their shape, size or age. While ads for bikes… Read more »

Bike Reviews

 Have you bought a new bike recently? If so, we want to pay you for your bike reviews! Write us a bike review and if we publish it on our blog, we’ll give you £30 voucher to spend. Rules: The bike you’re reviewing can be for adults or children but must be currently available to… Read more »

Evoc Bike Bag Hire

Bike Bag Hire We’ve made it easy to travel with your bike. At any of our shops, you can hire an Evoc Bike Bag Pro for £50 per week (plus a £50 deposit). If you’re short of time, speak to us about bike packing or rebuilding to save you precious time and effort. Or you… Read more »

Evoc Bike Backpacks

When you’re out on your bike, the last thing you want to have to think about is the functionality of your kit. That’s where the idea for EVOC came from. At first, just designing bags for their own needs (think reliable and high quality with sensible (not gimmicky) features), the founders soon started EVOC after… Read more »

Bike Servicing: Special Offer

Bike Servicing: why it’s important Don’t be like this guy. Keep your bike in tip top condition and book a service before you need some serious repair work. Same goes for a bike that you haven’t ridden for a few months (or dare we say it, years!). Pop into your local store and we’ll give… Read more »

Making more of your bike

39% of adults in the UK do not meet physical activity recommendations* That’s a shocking statistic. 39% (or up to 46% in some areas) of people don’t do 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a week and strength activities on at least two days a week. It’s this sedentary behaviour that The World Health Organization… Read more »

Recall Notice: Steerer Tube Collars Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, & Sirrus Bicycles

This is a Safety Recall Notice regarding steerer tube collars on select Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, and Sirrus bicycles (model list below). They were sold between Autumn 2016 and 2018. The steerer tube collar may be susceptible to stress corrosion cracking which may result in a sudden loss of steering control. Please stop riding immediately… Read more »